Appointments: (919) 863-6808
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Leonard D. Nelson, Jr., MD

Dr. Leonard Nelson specializes in spinal disorders, in which he is board-certified and fellowship-trained. He joined Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic in 1990. Dr. Nelson evaluates and treats patients with a wide variety of middle and lower back anomalies on a referral basis. His range of surgical expertise includes laminectomies, decompressions, fusions and minimally invasive spinal fusions, (performed in conjunction with various area neurosurgeons). He has also received training in artificial lumbar disk surgery.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Nelson, please call (919)863-6808.

Dr. Nelson's Team:
Clinical Assistant- Debbi
(919)781-5600 Ext.5631(voicemail only)
Executive Medical Administrative Assistant- Kathy

Mid Level Provider

Dr. Nelson does not utilize a mid level provider

Professional Organizations

Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Member, North American Spine Society
Member, North Carolina Spine Society (President, 2006)
Member, North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
Member, Southern Orthopaedic Association
Member, Southern Medical Association
Member, North Carolina Medical Society
Member, Wake County Medical Society


Office Locations

Raleigh Orthopaedic Edwards Mill
Medical SchoolBowman Gray School of Medicine InternshipGreenville Memorial Hospital ResidencyGreenville Memorial Hospital FellowshipSt. Luke Hosptial (Adult Scoliosis) Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery(1992) SpecialtySpine

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